[ 971MASTEDMS10 ] SE Seminar zur Erstellung der Masterarbeit

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Workload Ausbildungslevel Studienfachbereich VerantwortlicheR Semesterstunden Anbietende Uni
1 ECTS M2 - Master 2. Jahr Volkswirtschaftslehre Rene Böheim 2 SSt Johannes Kepler Universität Linz
Quellcurriculum Masterstudium Economics 2016S
Ziele (*)Guidance and feedback for students on their Master Thesis, in addition to the supervision provided by the students' supervisors.
Lehrinhalte (*)Students will have to present their thesis in class and discuss presentations of other students.
1. A first presentation, "early stage", shall outline the question, relevance, planned method, key literature, and open questions/problems (about 10min). This should allow for constructive criticism and additional suggestion to help the student writing the thesis.
2. A second presentation, "final stage", shall present the final result: question, theory, results, robustness, and conclusion (about 20min).
Beurteilungskriterien (*)
  • First presentation: 30%
  • Second presentation: 40%
  • Participation in class: 30%

Attendance: min. 80% of meetings.

Lehrmethoden (*)Presentations and Discussion.
Abhaltungssprache Englisch
Literatur (*)
  • Angrist, Joshua D. and Jörn-Steffen Pischke (2010), The Credibility Revolution in Empirical Economics: How Better Research Design Is Taking the Con out of Econometrics, Journal of Economic Perspectives 24(2), 330.
  • Davis, Don (n.d.), Ph.D. Thesis Research: Where do I Start?
  • Dudenhefer, Paul (2009), A Guide to Writing in Economics.
  • McCloskey, Deirdre, 2000, Economical Writiing, Waveland Press.
  • Thomson, William (1999), The Young Persons Guide to Writing Economic Theory, Journal of Economic Literature 37(1), 157183.
  • Varian, Hal R. (1994), How to Build an Economic Model in Your Spare Time.
  • Thomson, William (2001), A Guide for the Young Economist, MIT Press
Lehrinhalte wechselnd? Ja
Sonstige Informationen (*)The number of meetings may depend on the number of students who are participating in this class. It is possible to present the first presentation in one and the second presentation in the next term, longer delays have to require special permission. Students must coordinate with their supervisor, the supervisor must be present for each presentation.
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Zuteilungsverfahren Zuteilung nach Vorrangzahl